IDLES return with new track Mercedes Marxist

Idles © Charlotte Patmore
© Charlotte Patmore

The former Crack Magazine cover stars have released the charged new single Mercedes Marxist.

Having recently announced that they’re working on the follow-up to 2018’s Joy as an Act of Resistanceit’s not known whether Mercedes Marxist will appear on their next LP. Listen to the track below.

Back in January, the Bristol band shared a video to their Instagram page captioned with: “Writing like we have never done it before.” Furthermore, the group tweeted a haiku confirming they’re working on “album three”.


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Writing like we have never done it before.

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Samaritans, a track from the group’s last LP, was named Crack Magazine’s top track of 2018. Read Joe Talbot’s love letter to the NHS.